News from Harwood and area

Jewell and Helen Ellerman attended the El Dorado Springs Senior Center fried chicken dinner on Friday, Jan. 6. They had dinner at the Cedar House Grill Sunday, Jan. 8. The Harwood and Schell City areas had a pretty good snow early Thursday morning, Jan. 5. It was good on the farmer’s wheat and other crops.

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Entrikin family Christmas well attended

by Dora Jean McKinley Marilyn Entrikin went to the Entrikin’s family Christmas at Rich Hill. There were 43 that attended. It was noisy but lots of fun and of course, lots of good food. She was so tied that night, she slept very well. The day always goes by to quickly. Christmas Eve Wesley Luther,

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Pray better health for Julia Snethen

by Marge Zink and Julia Snethen Morning message at the Rockville United Methodist Church by Pastor Nick Van Dam was titled “Baptism of the Lord,” taken from Matthew 3:13-17. You are welcome to join us at 9 a.m. Sunday morning for worship. Mt. Zion Home Bible study is held in the home of Tom and

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The Rock Wall

How’s 2017 going so far for you? Fine, I hope. Kimball and I were in bed by 9:30 New Year’s eve. I woke up about 11:30 and went to the kitchen to eat a snack so I could go back to sleep. I stayed up until midnight so I could wish Kimball a Happy New

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Vietnam Wall to come to Stockton, donations needed

Plaque hung on Military Memorial Wall The Cedar County Courthouse lobby was the scene Friday, Dec. 30, of a ceremony to honor Cedar County veterans and inaugurate the new Military Memorial Wall in the courthouse lobby. Cedar County Clerk Peggy Kenney was the emcee for the event saying she was honored to participate in the

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Honoring our Veterans

CEDAR IS PURPLE HEART COUNTY – On Friday, Dec. 30, Cedar County gained the designation of Purple Heart County.  Public officials (and other citizens) gathered in the courthouse lobby for the ceremony: From left: Representative Sandy Crawford (spokesperson for Senator Mike Parson), Representative Warren Love, County Clerk Peggy Kenney, Associate Judge Tom Pyle, Presiding Commissioner

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ElDo sidewalk goal met and grant approved

Thanks to the generosity of the El Dorado Springs community the Chamber of Commerce secured the $44,000 in public pledges for Phase II of the “Sidewalk to the Future.” The goal was met just prior to the Dec. 28 deadline set to collect the pledge signatures. The Chamber of Commerce and City of El Dorado

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Bond set at $50,000

ARRESTED IN ELDO DRUG RAID – Sheriff Leon Dwerlkotte reports that on Dec. 28 the Cedar County Sheriff’s Office along with the CNET Drug Task Force and the El Dorado Springs Police Department served a search warrant at the Vernie Harelson residence at 328 W. Joe Davis Street, El Dorado Springs. At the Harelson residence

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CCAD board votes to pay themselves

Meeting called to order at 6:40 p.m. Tuesday, Dec. 27. Roll call Present – John Wilson chairman Kenny Turner vice chairman Byron Hamilton (By phone due to illness) Keith Kasco Agenda Approval: A motion was made by Turner to approve the agenda as presented, seconded by Kasco, four ayes, no nays, motion carried. Acceptance of

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Healthcare in America

Editor: The Affordable Care Act is unpopular with many folks. But if you ask folks about its main provisions there is great support for them. • The national rate of uninsured citizens has never been lower • You cannot be refused insurance based on pre-existing conditions • Women cannot be charged more than men •

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